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Business Developer Manager - Knightsbridge, London

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  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £60,000 - £75,000
  • Ref 9776
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A business development opportunity offering the chance to take ownership of all in-house processes. Benefits include a salary of £65,000+, an annual performance-related bonus, health insurance and a 25-day holiday entitlement.

A successful boutique-sized design studio, with a wealth of experience in the design and development of beautifully tailored interiors for high-end residential schemes. Established 7 years ago, they have a portfolio of projects in the most desired London postcodes and locations overseas.

Following a restructure and with an exciting move to a new office underway, the team are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager, to join them on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will act as the Director’s right hand man/woman and will be in charge of driving their name and brand forwards.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Director to locate and secure opportunities, through market research
  • Cultivating relationships with key clients and consultants, to ensure the growth and retention of the business
  • Coordinating meetings with new clients and directors
  • Delivering communications strategies including media relations, speaking opportunities, internal communications and social media
  • Fee proposals and bid negotiations
  • Marketing and PR

Required Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience working within the design and/or architecture sectors
  • Proven track record building and maintaining relationships with key clients
  • Experience developing new industry contacts and knowledge
  • Ability to prepare requests for proposals, proposal letters and presentations in conjunction with the team for existing clients and new prospects
  • Marketing experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency developing and managing a social media presence
  • Experience contributing to drafting new website content and press articles

Salary & Package

  • £60,000 – £75,000 DOE and negotiable for outstanding candidates
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 25 days holidays (up to 5 of those days to be fixed holiday during Christmas shut down)

**Soft Benefits*

  • Family friendly provisions and health insurance after the first 12 months with the practice
  • Friendly working environment


If you have the required skills and experience and would like to be considered for the Business Developer Manager opportunity, please forward your CV and portfolio ASAP to gaby.montero@hunterdunning.co.uk or call 01243 779789.

Please note that due to the quantity of applications received, we cannot get back to everyone. If you do not receive a reply from us within 7 working days, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Be aware however that we will keep a copy of your CV and keep you in mind for any future vacancies.

Job Ref: 9776
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